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Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
Today’s education system demands leaders with vision, passion and a commitment to make positive changes in our nation’s schools.


Become the visionary today’s education system demands through a program that prepares you as a principal (M.Ed.), superintendent (Ed.S.), program administrator or classroom educator. Through our established relationships with communities and school districts across the state, you may further your education while continuing to teach.

This program prepares you to fulfill this important role. Whether it is as a principal (M.Ed.), superintendent (Ed.S.), program administrator or classroom educator, you will be at the forefront of theory and research in the field, with the skills and insight to influence policy and to improve educational institutions at the local, regional, state and national levels.

This program has also established several cohorts with communities and school districts across the state, making it possible for educators to further their education while continuing to teach.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy & Politics for Educational Leaders
  • Administration of Special Education Law
  • Leading Standard Driven Instruction
  • Ethical Leadership & Law in Education
  • Multicultural Diversity & Ed Leadership
  • The Principalship
  • School Finance
  • Foundations of Ed Research
  • Administration & Supervision of Personnel
  • Internship (Advisor approval needed)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form 
  • Writing Sample 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13494 USD per semester and a duration of 14 months.
  • National

    9352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4676 USD per semester and a duration of 14 months.
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